The Role:

  • Own, oversee, execute, and review the development, testing, deployment and delivery of large-scale software applications.
  • Work with team members to design high-volume, high-availability microservices in AWS to meet business requirements.
  • Mentor team members in both their technical and professional development.
  • Recruit, retain and develop exceptional engineering talent.
  • Deliver robust and scalable solutions, incorporating innovative technologies as appropriate.
  • Cultivate a positive company culture that values cross-team collaboration, trust and transparency.
  • Partner with Product teams to set product development strategy and vision with an eye towards balancing productivity and customer experience.
  • Advocate for engineering-led initiatives that improve speed, quality, agility and developer experience. 
  • Continuously optimize team and development processes.

The Profile:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, or any related technical field.
  • 2+ years' experience in a Lead role guiding a team of software engineers.
  • 6+ years of professional technical experience delivering software as part of a development team utilizing Java, ReactJS, NodeJS, RDBMS, etc.
  • Experience in scalable software design using Cloud technologies.
  • Technical acumen to understand and apply applications, development methodologies, test automation and continuous integration strategies.  
  • A passion for hands-on mentorship of engineers and a process-honoring approach to software development.
  • Clear ability to pragmatically balance business priorities with technical constraints.
  • A drive for simple solutions and the ability to succinctly communicate them to functional and technical teams.

Why you should join Sysco LABS:

  • An attractive base compensation and benefits package which is comfortably above market rates. 
  • The opportunity to work with high caliber individuals across the organization. 
  • Technical training and soft skills development programs. 
  • Fast career growth, recognition and senior leadership opportunities for good performers. 
  • A flexible, diverse and entrepreneurial work environment, and a fun work culture that celebrates success regularly.

Condition: Engineering Manager is a role and not a designation.

*Sysco LABS is the captive innovation center of Sysco Corporation (NYSE: SYY), the world’s largest foodservice company. Sysco is a Fortune 500 company and the global leader in selling, marketing, and distributing food products to restaurants, healthcare, and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers who prepare meals away from home. Its family of products also includes equipment and supplies for the foodservice and hospitality industries. With more than 71,000 associates, the company operates 333 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 700,000 customer locations. For fiscal 2022 that ended July 3, 2022, the company generated sales of more than $68 billion. *

*Operating with the agility and tenacity of a tech–startup, powered by the expertise of the industry leader, Sysco LABS is transforming one of the world’s largest industries. *

Sysco LABS’s engineering teams based out of Colombo, Sri Lanka and Austin and Houston, TX, innovate across the entire foodservice journey – from the enterprise-grade technology that enables Sysco’s business, to the technology that revolutionizes how Sysco connects with restaurants and the technology that shapes the way those restaurants connect with customers.

Sysco LABS technology is present in the sourcing of food products, merchandising, storage and warehouse operations, order placement and pricing algorithms, the delivery of food and supplies to Sysco’s global network, the in-restaurant dining experience of the end-customer and much more.

*We are currently on the lookout for an Engineering Manager (STL/TL Capacity) to join our team. *

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